Optimize span of control help to reduce the cost of labor

Is your organization struggling with evolving staffing models, redundant management layers, or job levels that are not clearly defined? Utilizing data-driven insight from our Workforce Metrics Benchmark Survey, SullivanCotter can help you organization to optimize span of control and align divergent staffing models.


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FLSA: Increase in Salary Threshold for Exemption Status

The US Department of Labor recently announced that the salary threshold for exemption status will increase to $1,128/week. While the proposed ruling is not yet final, enactment is likely. As a result, organizations should start considering the impact of the rule and how to address it.


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The FTC’s Ban on Noncompete Clauses

In this article, SullivanCotter provides initial guidance for health care organizations to consider – including an overview of the Final Rule, potential implications on employment arrangements, and steps to take as they develop action plans to move forward.


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INFOGRAPHIC | APRNs and the Magnet Recognition Program®

Establishing a high-functioning APRN workforce – with an effective leadership structure in place – can help your organization obtain Magnet designation. Utilize key workforce insights and data from recent SullivanCotter surveys to assist with clarifying APRN reporting relationships, properly defining APRN performance, and better understanding factors impacting turnover.


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Revisit RN Workforce Strategies to Address Re-energized Unions Amid Worker Shortages

SullivanCotter’s Cathy Loose was recently featured in Healthcare Business Today to discuss how leaders can be more proactive in ensuring the right compensation programs and rewards are in place for all nurses.


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Forbes | The Labor Crisis is Derailing Health Care Transformation

Without a stable and engaged workforce, health care organizations are limited in their ability to truly transform. Learn more from SullivanCotter's President and CEO, Ted Chien, on how organizations can address the ongoing labor crisis.


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Mergers and Acquisitions: Integrating Total Rewards Strategies to Drive Value

This article focuses on common total rewards challenges that many health care organizations encounter during an M&A transaction. Recognizing and addressing these opportunities will help minimize potential risks and deal-breakers, prioritize pre- and post-merger activities, and support a successful implementation process.


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PRESS RELEASE | Health Care Organizations Deploy Cost-Cutting Initiatives as Labor Costs Grow

As labor expenditure remains high due to ongoing health care workforce challenges, many hospitals and health systems are reevaluating the size and shape of their employee populations to offset rising costs and create a more affordable and sustainable workforce architecture. Learn about key findings from SullivanCotter’s 2023 Workforce Metrics Benchmark Survey.


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INFOGRAPHIC SERIES | Workforce Metrics Benchmark Survey Insights

Discover how the size, shape and cost of your health care workforce compares to the market with data from SullivanCotter's growing Workforce Metrics Benchmark Survey database. Learn more from our recent series of infographics.


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Case Study | Co-Sourcing: Don’t let critical compensation initiatives fall to the wayside

Learn how SullivanCotter worked with one organization to address time and resource constraints by assisting with compensation planning, management of annual survey submissions, and the delivery of additional strategic and operational support as needed.


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Case Study | Transform Your Operations with Co-Sourcing

SullivanCotter recently stepped in to provide support to a client who was not satisfied with their previous co-sourcing relationship – which caused them to fall behind on compensation management.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2023 Total Rewards Pulse Survey

SullivanCotter recently surveyed 82 health care organizations to see how total rewards strategies are evolving in response to an increasingly competitive marketplace for talent.


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ARTICLE | Co-sourcing Strategic Compensation Management Initiatives

As health care organizations continue to struggle with ongoing clinical workforce shortages, it’s important to note that other non-clinical roles and shared services departments are facing similar staffing challenges. If in-house compensation and human resources teams are finding themselves overburdened or understaffed during such an unprecedented time, co-sourcing can provide interim support to help alleviate any constraints in timing, resources, recruitment or experience.


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PRESS RELEASE | Median Hourly Rates Up by Over 5% for Health Care Employees

Learn about emerging trends in employee compensation - including base hourly pay increases, internal minimums, premium pay and more - from SullivanCotter's 2023 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey Report.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2023 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey

SullivanCotter’s 2023 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey features data from nearly 1,630 participating organizations on more than 600 jobs and approximately 1.4 million individual employees.


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ARTICLE | Assessing Pay Equity

In an article published by the American Association of Provider Compensation Professionals, SullivanCotter outlines how health care organizations can effectively monitor, measure and achieve pay equity.


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Instituting Layoffs Amidst a Labor Shortage

Despite continued labor shortages in vital patient-facing roles and the post-COVID “great resignation,” many health care organizations have had to consider layoffs in the past year. Human resources professionals are experiencing numerous operational pressures, often including an increased push to reduce labor costs. As these teams grapple with balancing increased burnout, turnover, and staffing shortages with a need to cut costs, they seek alternative strategies to address these challenges.


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ARTICLE | Studying the Effects of Pay Transparency

Many states have enacted pay transparency laws that are intended to enhance the visibility of compensation practices to job candidates and current employees.


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WEBINAR | 2023 Clinical Workforce Trends

View SullivanCotter's on-demand webinar, revealing the latest health care industry trends, informed by our recent employee workforce surveys.


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Pay Equity: More than an Annual Analysis

There are several statistical methods used to examine pay equity between select groups. However, all attempt to achieve the same ends of controlling for differences between groups when analyzing the compensation between those groups. Thus, if the groups are equivalent in all relevant respects, would they (e.g., men and women) be paid the same?


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